Dear reader,

This is a journal of my insomniac musings on art and society. I view my writing as criticism in the broadest sense, whether it is about cinema, literature, or life itself. However, I have no interest in being academic or pretentious. To echo Guy Davenport: I am not writing for scholars or fellow critics, but for people who like to read, to watch movies, and to know things.

Perhaps the two essays that reflect my best efforts to date are Alice in the Cities and Why Bookstores Matter.

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